Logan Dewey Forsyth, Jr.
  • 87 years old
  • Date of birth: Apr 25, 1928
  • Date of passing: Jan 24, 2016
Let the memory of Logan be with us forever

Logan Dewey Forsyth, Jr. 87, a longtime resident of Durham County passed away Sunday, January 24, 2016 at his home.

A native of Vance County, he was the son of the late Logan Dewey Forsyth, Sr. and Ella Candice Carrington. He was of the Baptist faith and was an automotive technician at Morgan Motors in Durham for many years.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. January 30, 2016 in the Eakes Funeral Home Chapel in Creedmoor by Dr. Devon Blanton. Burial will be in Carolina Memorial Gardens in Creedmoor.

Surviving are his soul-mate of fifty-seven years, Carolyn Clark Forsyth of the home, four daughers, Louise Riley of Hillsborough, Diane Jones of Butner, Yvonne Hurley of Durham, Lisa Kiser of Creedmoor, two sons, Logan Dewey Forsyth, III of Durham, Timmie Forsyth of Johnston County, eighteen grandchildren, twenty-three great-grandchildren and a sister, Judy Lopossay of Durham. He was preceded in death by a brother, Carlton Forsyth and a great-grandson, Bode W. Wade.

Visitation will be held Friday evening January 29, 2016 from 6:00 – 8:00 P.M. at Eakes Funeral Home in Creedmoor and at other times, at the home.

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Terri Upchurch on 4th February 2016

"To Mrs. Forsyth and family.. I was so sorry to hear about Mr. Forsyth passing away, I have so many fun filled childhood memories with your family. I know now he is in heaven watching over each of you. May God keep all of you in his loving arms and guide you all through this rough  period in your life. I know its been a while since we touched bases but I have always been there."

This tribute was added by ann winston on 30th January 2016

"Lewis,Thinking of you and all your family and sending prayers. There are no words to make your loss easier but you have such wonderful memories of your granddaddy and he will live through them and you  forever.Love you."

This tribute was added by Michael Turner on 30th January 2016

I was sadden to hear of the loss of your dad.  Please know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.  We use to work together at Durham County Government many years ago.
Mike Turner,
Former Director of General Services (1976-2010)"

This tribute was added by Debbie Glenn on 29th January 2016

"Carolyn & family,
How sorry we are for your loss, but, there are wonderful memories to warm your hearts forever. There was so much love in your home & lots of music & laughter . Hope that the Lord will bless you & the family during this time . Lots of prayers your way. Betty Glenn & Carl & Debbie"

This tribute was added by charles preddy on 28th January 2016

"The first time I met "Jr" I felt I had known him all my life. Then we started playing music and all I could do was follow his lead. It was a pleasure to have shared those special times with him and the Forsyth family. Look out heaven it's time to tune "em up..."

This tribute was added by DONNA JOHNSON on 28th January 2016

"death leaves pain that seems will never heal;
but love leaves memories that death can not steal.
love and memories are forever."

This tribute was added by kathy williams on 28th January 2016

"Lisa,Your Beacon Cottage Family at Murdoch wanted you to know that we are thinking of you and your family at this time.  God be with you and you will be strong.  Your father is now perfect and living with angels/god and watching over you and your family.  AS sad as it is now, god will give you strength daily and with time we seem to accept it a lot better.  We love you. Your  Beacon Cottage Family"

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